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Wildflowers

Woodland Lettuce

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Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Lactuca floridana

Common Names: Woodland Lettuce

Description

Blooms in late summer and early fall in moist areas in the shade. Plant grows 1-3 feet tall. Also called blue lettuce. Flowers grow in clusters. Leaves have a waxy coating. Flowers are about 2cm wide.

Bloom Color(s): white, blue

Plant Height: 3 ft.

Duration: Annual,Biennial

Bloom Period: August to October

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb